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Meaning & Definition of Devise in English

English

Devise

/dɪvaɪz/

noun

1. A will disposing of real property

    synonym:
  • devise

2. (law) a gift of real property by will

    synonym:
  • devise

verb

1. Come up with (an idea, plan, explanation, theory, or principle) after a mental effort

  • "Excogitate a way to measure the speed of light"
    synonym:
  • invent
  • ,
  • contrive
  • ,
  • devise
  • ,
  • excogitate
  • ,
  • formulate
  • ,
  • forge

2. Arrange by systematic planning and united effort

  • "Machinate a plot"
  • "Organize a strike"
  • "Devise a plan to take over the director's office"
    synonym:
  • organize
  • ,
  • organise
  • ,
  • prepare
  • ,
  • devise
  • ,
  • get up
  • ,
  • machinate

3. Give by will, especially real property

    synonym:
  • devise

Examples of using

He could devise clever alibis.